Amy Golding, the Cage Wars atomweight champion is seeking her first title defense Friday, January 31, 2020, At Cage Wars 45 at the Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady, New York. This atomweight proved to the amateur world against Jennifer Hicks that she is capable of competing with the best of the best.
Golding joins Carroll’s Corner MMA Podcast to speak about her upcoming title fight. We spoke about how wrestling as positioned Golding to overcome the experience of Hicks in her title fight. We also discussed the lack of opponents for Golding and how that lead to the beginning of her amateur career.
Listen to the whole podcast with Amy Golding before her fight Friday night, which will stream live on Fite.tv.
Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father coached high school wrestling over 35 years, passing on his strong knowledge. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage includes the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, 2013 & 2016 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (Bellator MMA, King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).